Steven Brower

Barney Rosset’s Vision

Last month saw the publication of an autobiography about iconoclast publisher Barney Rosset, "Rosset: My Life in Publishing and How I Fought Censorship."

The Great Dylan Profile

Bob Dylan's profile is perhaps the most utilized and most recognizable in modern history. Explore its many iterations.

How the Oxford Rule Led to Rolling Stone

The Oxford rule sounds like article of law, but in reality it is something more mundane: a thick and thin line that sits side by side. Still, this fairly innocuous device has its origins in the earliest printings in recorded history.

Irwin Hasen R.I.P.

Steven Brower commemorates the life of comics artist Irwin Hasen, whose work included illustrating Dondi, the Wildcat comics and others.

The Art of Richard Thompson

Steven Brower reviews the tribute book, The Art of Richard Thompson, with a sensitivity to Thompson's life and work as showcased throughout.

The Case for Jack Kirby

Jack Kirby was arguably the most important comic book creator of the 20th century. But who has the rights to his creations? The Supreme Court may weigh in.